SOM RAM Agenda – December 2020

December 4, 2020 by


•SOM Budget Template Workgroup -Update

o Draft template complete and ready for testing
o Please send feedback to Steve Lichtenstein or Lauren Armstrong and we will follow up and discuss at the January RAM
o Once finalized, this template will be required across SOM for all standard grant proposals, so this is your opportunity to have your opinion heard!

•COVID Financial Tracker App

o Open forum for questions and discussion

•iTHRIV Portal -Research Administration Training –Update

o What’s new since our last update?
o Tour of Orientation and Pre-Award modules



•Updates to the ePRFand eNFA–question regarding prohibited telecommunications equipment and services


•Welcome to Cooper Drady as a new Contract Negotiator with OSP

o Find Cooper’s departmental assignments on the SOMOGC website:


•SOMOGC’s Holiday Calendar

o We will be closed in accordance with all University holidays. Please plan proposal and transaction submissions accordingly, remembering that internal deadlines are based on business days.

o For time-sensitive issues during the office closure, please email Lauren Armstrong at If you need immediate assistance, please call Lauren at 434-982-1852.


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